Sherri L. Porcelain


Sherri L. Porcelain, adjunct professor in the Department of International Studies and director of the disaster research program for global public health program at the University of Miami. Additionally, she is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine since1989. Professor Porcelain's teaching and research focuses on public health in world affairs and includes recent projects on disaster mitigation, program evaluation, injury prevention, and public health challenges in Latin America, Middle East, South East Asia and the United States. She serves as a consultant to local, national, and international organizations and brings the experiential and theoretical examination of human security challenges into the classroom setting.


INS 570 – Globalization and Health

INS 371/572 – Global Public Health Policy and Ethics

INS 572 – Global Public Health and Development

INS 572 – US Foreign Policy and Infectious Diseases

INS 573 – Disasters, War, Complex Emergencies and Global Public Health